The Great Barrier Reef
for that exotic vacation !
It's the world's biggest acquarium !
It's better than you'll ever expect !
There's lots of special and romantic places !
As exotic getaways go it's the perfect vacation area !
For instance, are you aware that the Great Barrier Reef is the largest reef
structure in the world; is the largest marine park in the world; is the largest Natural World Heritage Area ever
declared; is so large it's visible fom the moon; is 2,300Km (1,300 miles) long and there are evenmore different
species of animals and plants in a cubic metre of the Great Barrier Reef, than in any other environment in the
world including tropical rainforests. In fact, some reefs have more different fish types than in the entire
Caribbean Ocean ! It's the perfect area for an exotic vacation and one of the world's great romantic
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Of all the exotic vacations available
- this is the best-
The vivid colours, subtle movements and interactions between the many life
forms are utterly mesmerising. With more than 1500 species of fish, green turtles, a large variety of
dolhpins and whales, and more than 200 species of bird it's not really surprising.
The best way to explore the reef is by diving right in. There are numerous tour operators
that provide diving trips, courses and snorkelling opportunities to many of the reef's exotic
getaways. Now, if that's not for you why not consider a cruise or a scenic flight and you'll be assured of
an amazing experience all the same.
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In 2005 there were approximately 820 permitted tourism operators and 1500 vessels and
aircraft permitted to operate in the Great barrier Reef Marine Park with tourism attracting 1.8 milion tourists
There are a diverse range of tourism
operators in the Great Barrier Reef and these include day tours; overnight and extended tours; diving and
fishing charters; long range roving tours; aircraft or helicopter tours; bareboats (self sail); cruise ships;
beach hire; watersports; passenger ferries; whale watching and swimming with whales.
The tour vessels used by operators range in size from small sailing vessels,which typically
take fewer than 20 people, to the large luxury wave piercing catamarans, which carry up to 400 people. There
are also an increasing number of cruise ships and super yachts cruising the reef. Destinations include a variety of
coral reefs, continental islands and coral clays.
If your time limits you to a day trip, there are loads of Great Barrier Reef
diving and snorkelling options that will suit your needs. Budget tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef start as low as A$60 and
even less for kids. If you really want to experience the Great Barrier Reef at its best - spend a night on it
- scuba diving and snorkelling packages are available in luxury accommodation on the Great Barrier Reef.
There's many romantic places to choose from for your exotic vacation on the Great Barrier Reef. As previously
said, as far as exotic vacations are concerned, the Great Barrier Reef is the best!
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The Barrier Reef - for that exotic vacation